Microsoft digging deeper into VoIP: “Microsoft has acquired Teleo Incorporated, a San Francisco-based Voice-over-IP technology company for an undisclosed amount. Ring, ring, ‘phat cash is on the line.'”
PC Pro: News: Hot Topics: Freenet releases pre alpha version of ‘anonymous’ p2p: “Freenet releases pre alpha version of ‘anonymous’ p2p
Despite the recent court victories by the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) and others against Grokster and the targeting of users who distribute music files, it seems the peer-to-peer (p2p) business is not about to give up without a fight yet.
A group of developers say they are on target to produce a system of anonymous file sharing by the end of the year.”
Cell phone radiation chart – CNET reviews: “According to the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA), SAR or specific absorption rate is ‘a way of measuring the quantity of radiofrequency (RF) energy that is absorbed by the body.’ For a phone to pass FCC certification, that phone’s maximum SAR level must be less than 1.6W/kg (watts per kilogram). In Europe, the level is capped at 2W/kg. The SAR level listed in our chart represents the maximum SAR level with the phone next to the ear, a level obtained through required FCC tests.”
How to extract fragments from DVD movies and to create one DVD (with video clips) ?: “How to extract video fragments from DVD movies and to create one DVD (with several video clips) ?”
Microsoft Office Assistance: Prevent embarrassment by hiding alerts during presentations: “Has this happened to you? You are in the middle of a demonstration or presentation and a New Mail Desktop Alert appears at the bottom corner of your screen, revealing information you would rather keep private.
Although Outlook 2003 will not display a Desktop Alert when you are running a PowerPoint 2003 slide show, if you switch to another program or a Web site during your presentation, Desktop Alerts and other notifications will resume displaying. Here is a quick way to prevent revealing personal information.”
I-Hacked.com Taking Advantage Of Technology – Elevator Hacking: “Tired of being on an elevator and someone else gets on every floor you go down to? Well I was also, until I found out you could skip the floors that people would like to get on at. This works best in big office buildings with 30 floors and it sometimes takes like 15 minutes to get to floor 1. This is a really simple trick to do just to let you readers know. I’m going to do the example on the picture below.”
GMail Drive creates a virtual filesystem on top of your Google Gmail account and
enables you to save and retrieve files stored on your Gmail account directly
from inside Windows Explorer. GMail Drive literally adds a new drive to your
computer under the My Computer folder, where you can create new folders, copy
and drag’n’drop files to.